Coachella 2012 welcomed tens of thousands of underdressed and ill-prepared music enthusiasts to its swim team tryouts on Friday.
James Kim fills in for Peter Stenshoel with an Album of the Week: On the way to Coachella, I found one of my favorite soundtracks at a thrift store: "The Sound of Music."
Some parts of the state will get the full wrath experience with lightning, hail, and gale-force winds, while others will see scattered showers and snow.
Leonard Cohen's former business manager has been found guilty of harassing the hugely influential singer-songwriter.
I've got a secret: I prefer Kanye. This is something I don't share with President Obama, who, in a recent Atlantic article, says emphatically that he prefers Jay-Z.
L.A.'s favorite '80s deli rockers are set to be honored this weekend alongside the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys and others.
The report does not specifically identify the substances as cocaine, although the drug was found in toxicology tests in Houston's heart and extremities.
This Easter marks the 65th anniversary for Farther Along. A musical meditation on life’s vicissitudes coincides with a storied celebration of victory over Death.
This week marks the 152nd anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles. One woman writes a new song to honor it. KPCC's Steven Cuevas reports.
Moody singles, Brazilian mingles, the multi-sense cacophony of Nicki Minaj, and an Elvis Costello album recorded live at The Wiltern are all yours this week.
With both celebrating 50-year anniversaries, a season-long partnership has developed between the stadium and the California-est of summer icons.
Earl Scruggs was remembered Sunday as an influential, helpful and humble banjo player who put his own trademark on bluegrass music.
A flugelhorn, a banjo and an upright bass walk into a bar... An exercise in texture perception, the cactus lounge at The Standard proved pleasing for the band's compound sound.
There aren’t a heck of a lot of professional clawhammer-style banjo players who have been awarded TED fellowships. By our count, for that matter, it’s just one.
Whatever your view of his politics, there is no doubt Harry Belafonte has directly and indirectly enhanced our country's collective knowledge of music.
With Bill Monroe and later Lester Flatt, the late Earl Scruggs changed the face of country music.